About the Poem
This is about apathy in our society. I saw a distressed girl, as we all have perhaps, and I did nothing . . .
I Saw You Crying
I saw you sitting on a bench outside
you were crying
I wanted to reach out to you and hug you
but I knew you wouldn't let me
I wished you could have told me what was wrong
I wished that I had the courage to ask
I wished I could have done something
I was afraid of your reaction to me
I walked on
because you were a stranger
I didn't even know you
and I didn't even try to
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